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Satoru Iwata talks about Wii Price Point, Game Boy

Satoru Iwata talks about Wii Price Point, Game Boy

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata graciously spared a few minutes of his time at this year’s E3 to talk with us about people’s reaction to playing Wii, his view of the PS3 price point and controller, and to reassure us that the Game Boy is far from dead as some had speculated. Read on! GameDaily BIZ: First of all, thanks very […]

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Red Steel to have Blood?

Red Steel to have Blood?

“It’s the same controls, I just believe they were a bit tighter as we were developing on the GC dev for, well, for a while. I can assure you that we have plenty of time to refine, tighten, and ensure that the controls are solid. In regards to the blood, there will be blood – just not in a grpahic […]

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Gamestop game reservation rumor

Gamestop game reservation rumor

AMN is reporting that Gamestop will soon be taking reserves for Nintendo Wii games. Their list shows Red Steel, Madden Wii, Rayman: Raving Rabbids, Need for Speed: Carbon (announced at E3, multi-platform), and Medal of Honor will be among some of the titles you can reserve. This is quite an interesting story. First off, they say we can expect to […]

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Nintendo UK Confirms DS Lite Europe Launch Details

Nintendo UK Confirms DS Lite Europe Launch Details

Officials from Nintendo UK have announced that the DS Lite handheld console will launch in the UK and Europe on June 23rd for an “estimatedâ€? price of £99.99 ($187) – £10 ($19) more than the current iteration of the hardware.The DS Lite is scheduled for a North American release on June 11th for $129.99 (the same price as the original […]

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Games for Health Submissions

Games for Health Submissions

Games for Health 2006 Annual Conference Call for Content The Games for Health Project (www.gamesforhealth.org) is proud to announce its third annual conference. Slated for September 28-29, 2006 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine this conference will be the largest gathering of health and healthcare professionals, game developers, and researchers. Content submissions are due by Monday June 19, […]

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EALA’s Neil Young Interview

EALA’s Neil Young Interview

GS: I’m curious to know what you think of the Wii so far. NY: I love the way that Nintendo is focusing itself on an area in which it can actually compete effectively. The feature IP for the Wii is the controller. The feature IP for the 360 is the Xbox Live. The feature IP for the PS3 is the […]

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Miyamoto Responds to PS3 Controller

Miyamoto Responds to PS3 Controller

No one — not even a number of developers we’ve talked to — were aware Sony would be revealing motion sensor capabilities for the PlayStation 3 controller at this month’s E3. Unveiling the feature during the event seemed to be aimed at demoralizing Nintendo’s decision to focus on a similar feature with Wii, but even Shigeru Miyamoto wasn’t upset.Talking to […]

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Post E3 Questions

Post E3 Questions

Sensor Bar and Reach  Hey Matt…I know this question also applies to you so I’m hoping you can shed some light on the situation…anyways please answer this question.  Well to get to the point, I have a PT-AE900U-EC Widescreen High Definition Home Cinema Projector from Panasonic for my newly made home theatre and I also have a wicked 50″ Plasma […]

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To be Like Kenshin Dragon Quest

To be Like Kenshin Dragon Quest

From IGN Although many casual gamers aren’t aware of it, Dragon Quest is series that has been with the videogame industry since the early days of Famicom (the Japanese name for the Nintendo Entertainment System). Released before Final Fantasy, it can be truthfully said that the original Dragon Quest defined a great deal of what would become the Japanese-style RPG. […]

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Ancel Interview of Rayman Raving Rabbids

Ancel Interview of Rayman Raving Rabbids

Publishing giant Ubisoft revealed at the Electronics Entertainment Expo 2006 that it was underway with a new entry into its famed Rayman franchise. The project, Rayman Raving Rabbids, was officially unveiled for Nintendo’s Wii console complete with first screenshots and even a couple of teaser trailers. But just as big was the revelation that respected designer Michel Ancel, who gave […]

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Wii Gains Momentum

We’re now in the middle ground between E3 2006 and the Wii launch day. With the combination of the already dominant Nintendo DS handheld and newcomer Wii console, the Japanese hardware manufacturer and gaming enterprise has made one of the biggest splashes in company history this year, and it’s beginning to show. Across the Net and in stores nationwide, the […]

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A Game Based on “Lost” for 2007

A Game Based on “Lost” for 2007

Today Ubisoft announced a long-term worldwide licensing agreement with Touchstone Television to develop and publish a video game based on the television series Lost. Developed by Ubisoft’s Montréal studio and scheduled to hit retail shelves worldwide in 2007, the game will be offered for home and portable consoles as well as PCs. For those of you living under a rock, […]

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Zelda: Twilight Realm’s New Look

Zelda: Twilight Realm’s New Look

Word has been spreading that the twilight realm in Twilight Princess has received a visual overhaul. Back when the game was first shown, we saw a stark, black and white monotone world punctuated by the occasional hint of color from Link in wolf form, Midna, or an enemy. Now, the world sports a much different visual style. When transported to […]

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Newsweek: Nintendo’s Remarkable Comeback

Newsweek: Nintendo’s Remarkable Comeback

It’s one thing when all the gaming/nerd/computer sites express there opinion of Nintendo, but when it leaks over into the mainstream press (Microsoft partner, non the less) you know Nintendo is going to be a force to reckon with…. By N’Gai Croal Newsweek International May 29, 2006 issue – Like Cannes for movies, the most important forum for the $30 […]

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Hochiminh’s Rant Day 18

Hochiminh’s Rant Day 18

OH MY GOD!! I saw this SSBB roster shot: And I was surprised. It is fake, obviously, but this could be an example of the layout of the screen. Some of those characters that are in the photo I would definitely love to see. I think Tom Nook, King Dedede, Captain Olimar, and Balloon Fighter would all be great first-party […]

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